With the Primetime Emmy nominations set to be announced next week (July 18, 2013), I don’t think anyone is holding their breath for The Walking Dead to be duly recognized in any of the major awards categories. Even though the show has been setting ratings records for AMC and was the most watched cable TV program in 2012, it’s just not likely that the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences is going to get over their bias against horror and sci-fi shows enough to give The Walking Dead the recognition it deserves.
Shows like FX’s American Horror Story, Showtime’s Dexter, and ABC’s Lost have shown that the Academy is somewhat more willing to honor non-traditional dramas with nominations than they were back in the days when Buffy the Vampire Slayer was snubbed year after year, in spite of the fact that … Read More »
Director: Matthijs van Heijningen Jr
Date: October 2011
When I heard about a “remake” of John Carpenter’s CLASSIC masterpiece, one of the greatest “chillers” of all time, as well as one of my favorite horror movies ever, I was pissed! I was going to boycott it, and refuse to see this blasphemy! Would you repaint the Mona Lisa? Re carve Venus Di’ Milo?
But then I read something that changed my mind.
IT’S A PREQUEL!!!
High Hopes For Prequel To John Carpenter’s The Thing
This is something they should have made much more public, no one seemed to know it was a prequel.
Finding out what happened at the first camp where the “Thing” was defrosted sounded interesting. I started to watch it with low hopes, expecting a bunch of changes that I was going to hate and kept my laptop handy to tear it to pieces. … Read More »